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"I have worked with DB2's great features in the last five years. The IDAA feature transformed the vision of warehousing, business analytics, and big data at my bank. Besides the mainframe, I saw that this solution was evolutionary. It gives real-time information."

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"I found the initial setup very easy.""I like the data vault implementations.""The most valuable feature is the metadata generated code.""WhereScape is really helpful in terms of architecture data. Everything is one of automation. Two people can do thousands of tables in one day or two. It saves a lot of time."

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"DB2 is a hard tool to grasp. It's hard for users to learn how to use it. It's not easy to see how it works."

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"The solution can be a little more user-friendly on enterprise-level where people use it.""Customization could be better.""Project-based searching of data objects in the data warehouse browser needs to be improved.""Technical support isn't the best."

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"Our company purchased a corporate unlimited license."

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Top Answer: I have worked with DB2's great features in the last five years. The IDAA feature transformed the vision of warehousing, business analytics, and big data at my bank. Besides the mainframe, I saw that… more »
Top Answer: DB2 is a hard tool to grasp. It's hard for users to learn how to use it. It's not easy to see how it works. They need to improve this aspect of the solution. We've been working on it for 20 years so… more »
Top Answer: I work for a huge bank, we use this solution for applications for grants, loans, and other stuff for our bank. DB2 is great. It is very robust with a great capacity to deliver the applications. For… more »
Top Answer: I like the data vault implementations.
Top Answer: Customization could be better. When you need to modify or write some custom code, it can get a little messy. Performance can also be better. It would be nice to have synchronicity when integrating… more »
Top Answer: I used WhereScape RED to do a proof of concept and understand how it worked.
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9.0
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BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on z/OS, Data Management for IMS and DB2 on z/OS
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WhereScape
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Overview

Transform the management of your DB2 databases to meet the scale and complexity of digital business

  • Run DB2 utilities with BMC Next Generation Technology to optimize your data and improve application performance
  • Eliminate downtime and increase availability of business services
  • Ensure the integrity of structured and unstructured data
  • Take control with intelligent automation and policy-driven rules
  • Bridge the gap from green-screen to modern, secure, self-service user interfaces
  • Move to DB2 12 and beyond with confidence

WhereScape is data warehouse software that automates the Data Warehouse lifecycle. From implementation to maintenance, WhereScape will ensure your data warehouse projects are completed up to 5x faster than manual coding.

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Sample Customers
Airline Tariff Publishing Co (ATPCO), AtTask, MetaScale
British American Tobacco, Cornell University, Allianz Benelux, Finnair, Solarwinds and many more.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider10%
Financial Services Firm10%
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Healthcare Company25%
University25%
Manufacturing Company17%
Non Profit8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider14%
Insurance Company9%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise58%
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BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS is ranked 14th in Database Development and Management with 1 review while WhereScape RED is ranked 20th in Data Integration Tools with 4 reviews. BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS is rated 9.0, while WhereScape RED is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS writes "Evolutionary solution that gives real-time information". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WhereScape RED writes "Quick to set up, flexible, and stable". BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS is most compared with Qlik Replicate, AWS Database Migration Service, Delphix, Oracle GoldenGate and SSIS, whereas WhereScape RED is most compared with SSIS, Informatica PowerCenter, Azure Data Factory, Matillion ETL and Talend Open Studio.

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